At a Glance

Started at Trinity: 2004


BA, Wheaton College
PhD, University of Minnesota

Awards, Affiliations, & Achievements

American Psychological Association
Midwest Psychological Association
Society of Personality and Social Psychology

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Portrait of Matthew Heller

Matthew A. Heller, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychology,
Director of Honors Program

Schools: Trinity College

Contact: 847-317-7160 Email
Office: • McLennan 343

Dr. Heller completed his graduate work at the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities) in Social Psychology, with a minor in Statistics. Before coming to Trinity in 2004, he also worked for two years with adolescents in a psychiatric hospital.

Dr. Heller specializes in Social Psychology, focusing on the psychology of religion and close interpersonal relationships. Recently, he has supervised several students on independent research on perceptions of affection and respect in the context of close romantic relationships. He regularly attends conferences on the teaching of psychology.